What does Consuelo mean?
Consuelo /con-sue-lo/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Consuelo) is pronounced kohn-SWAY-loh. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Consuelo is "consolation, comfort".
From the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Seņora del Consuelo, meaning "Our Lady of Consolation". In 1842 George Sand, a popular French author, published a historical novel called "Consuelo". The heroine, a gypsy, became a successful opera singer.
How popular is Consuelo?
Consuelo is a very prominent first name for females (#577 out of 4276, Top 13%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#91801 out of 150436, Top 61%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Consuelo for girls. Consuelo was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #381 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Connie is the only other prominent variation form of Consuelo. Adoption of these girl names reached its highest during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.735%) and is now much less, with the forms Connie and Consuelo becoming less fashionable. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Consuelo and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)